Indian


Indian Trailers

History

Made in Chicago, Illinois

Produced in late 1930s and until the mid 50s

During the early years of the mobile home, production was concentrated in the Midwest. In 1942, Illinois ranked fourth among mobile home-producing states. Chicago was the center of the Illinois mobile home industry. Two of the largest early producers were the Glider trailer company and the Indian Trailer Corporation.

Models:

  • 35ft Super Chief
  • 28ft Chieftain
  • 24ft Warrior

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1948 Indian Super-Chief, Chieftain & Warrior Travel Trailer Advertisement

1948 Indian Travel Trailer photo vintage print Ad

1938 Indian

1946 Indian

1947 Indian Trailer print ad

194 INDIAN TRAILER

Potential reason the company went out of business: United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Indian Trailer Corporation and Harry L. Bartholomew, Defendants-appellants, 226 F.2d 595 (7th Cir. 1955)

https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/F2/226/595/297679/

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